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Sartaj Singh Tiwana: The shooter who pipped an Olympian at Khelo India University Games 2021

Sartaj Singh Tiwana: The shooter who pipped an Olympian at Khelo India University Games 2021

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The 20-year-old Sartaj Singh Tiwana pipped Tokyo Olympian Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar in the 50m rifle 3 positions final to win the gold medal event at KIUG 2021. Sartaj Singh Tiwana, on Friday, stunned the crowd at the SAI Shooting Range in Bengaluru when he defeated Olympian Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar in the final of the 50m rifle 3 positions event at the Khelo India University Games 2021, to claim the gold medal. Having competed at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 last year, Aishwary, who is representing Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, was touted to be the favourite in the 50m rifle 3 positions event. In the qualification round, Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar was the first one to complete his series, scoring a mammoth 588 out of 600 to finish in top position. Aishwary was also the hi...
ISSF World Cup Shotgun 2022: Indian men’s skeet team wins silver medal at Nicosia

ISSF World Cup Shotgun 2022: Indian men’s skeet team wins silver medal at Nicosia

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India lost to Kuwait in the gold medal match. This was India’s first medal at the shooting meet in Cyprus. India’s Prithviraj Tondaiman, Vivaan Kapoor and Zoravar Singh Sandhu combined to win the men’s trap team silver medal at the ISSF World Cup Shotgun 2022 in Nicosia, Cyprus on Monday. The men’s team silver was India’s first medal at the shotgun World Cup. Overall, it has been a tough campaign for Indian shooters with none making it to a medal match before Monday. The event began on March 9 and will conclude on the 19th. The Indian men’s trap team of Prithviraj Tondaiman, Vivaan Kapoor and Zoravar Singh Sandhu shot a combined score of 214 to finish second in the qualifying round and made the cut for the gold medal match. Up against the Kuwaiti trio of Naser Meqlad, Abdulrahm...
ISSF World Cup Shotgun 2022: Prithviraj Tondaiman, and Shreyasi Singh in action

ISSF World Cup Shotgun 2022: Prithviraj Tondaiman, and Shreyasi Singh in action

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Tokyo Olympian Mairaj Ahmad Khan is expected to feature in the men’s skeet event. The Indian shooting team, led by Tokyo Olympian Mairaj Ahmad Khan, Prithviraj Tondaiman and Shreyasi Singh, will look to impress at the ISSF World Cup Shotgun 2022 currently underway in Nicosia, Cyprus. The shooting event, which started on March 9, is the first shotgun World Cup of the year and will be held at Cyprus Olympic Shooting Range till March 17. Earlier this month, Indian rifle and pistol shooters topped the medals table at the ISSF World Cup 2022 in Cairo, Egypt with a total of seven medals. The Indian team for trap and skeet events at the season’s first shotgun World Cup was selected on the basis of an average score from the three competitions - the national championships and two select...
India takes first place in the Medal Standing in Cairo

India takes first place in the Medal Standing in Cairo

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ISSF World Cup Rifle / Pistol · Cairo, EGY On the final day of the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol in Cairo, Egypt, athletes competed for medals in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol events. In 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Team Men won Christian REITZ, Oliver GEIS and Florian PETER from Germany. In the Gold Medal match, they were more accurate than Anish ANISH, Gurpreet SINGH and Bhavesh SHEKHAWAT from India. Bronze went to Martin STRNAD, Martin PODHRASKY and Tomas TEHAN from the Czech Republic. Athletes from India Rhythm SANGWAN and Anish ANISH won Gold in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Mixed Team. Second place went to Chawisa PADUKA and Ram KHAMHAENG from Thailand, and third place went to Shun Xie TEO and Swee Hon LIM from Singapore. More than 500 athletes from 64 countries took part in the competiti...
ISSF World Cup 2022 Cairo: India win third gold with women’s 25m pistol team triumph

ISSF World Cup 2022 Cairo: India win third gold with women’s 25m pistol team triumph

25m pistol team, Shooting, Trending
Rahi Sarnobat, Esha Singh, Rhythm Sangwan won the pistol team event. Shriyanka Sadangi and Akhil Sheoran also clinched bronze in 50m rifle 3 positions mixed team. In a thrilling gold medal match-up in the women’s 25m pistol team event on the penultimate day of the  ISSF World Cup 2022 in Cairo, Egypt, India registered a 17-13 victory over Singapore to claim their third gold of the tournament. Rahi Sarnobat, Esha Singh and Rhythm Sangwan had made it to the title round on Saturday after topping the second qualification stage along with the Singaporean trio of Xiu Hong, Shun Xie and Ling Chiao Nicole Tan. This was Esha Singh’s second gold and third medal of the World Cup as well, as she had won the women’s 10m air pistol team event to add to the silver she won in the women’s 10m air ...
ISSF World Cup 2022 Cairo: Rhythm Sangwan bows out before women’s 25m pistol medal round

ISSF World Cup 2022 Cairo: Rhythm Sangwan bows out before women’s 25m pistol medal round

25m pistol, Breaking News, Shooting, Trending
Olympian and Asian Games champion Rahi Sarnobat finished 27th in the event. India still lead the medals table. Teenager Rhythm Sangwan, in her first senior India outing, gave a good account of herself, bowing out in the semi-finals stage of the women’s 25m pistol competition of the ongoing ISSF World Cup 2022 in Cairo, Egypt. Rhythm shot a solid rapid fire round of 293 in the morning to qualify for the second semi-final in fourth place with a total score of 582. In the four-woman semi-final however, she scored 14-hits over five 5-shot series rounds as eventual gold medal winner Lamolle Mathilda of France and Monika Karsch of Germany outgunned her with 18 and 20-hits respectively, to make it through to the medal round. Among the other Indians in the field, Esha Singh finished 11th ...
ISSF World Cup 2022 Cairo: Indian women’s air pistol team strikes gold

ISSF World Cup 2022 Cairo: Indian women’s air pistol team strikes gold

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Esha Singh won her second medal of the tournament. India now leads the medals tally with two golds and a silver. India added a second gold to their medal tally on Wednesday at the ISSF World Cup in Cairo, Egypt with the women’s 10m air pistol team title. The Indian team comprising Esha Singh, Shri Nivetha Paramanantham and Ruchira Vinerkar trounced Germany’s Sandra Reitz, Carina Wimmer and Andrea Heckner 16-6, in the gold medal match. With this, India now has two gold and one silver from the competition and find themselves back on top of the medals table at the halfway stage. This was also young Esha Singh’s second medal of the tournament, having won an individual silver in the women’s 10m air pistol earlier. These are her first-ever medals at the senior level for India. The...
Chaudhary SAURABH is back on top of the podium

Chaudhary SAURABH is back on top of the podium

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The ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol continues in Cairo, Egypt. Today, the athletes competed for medals in the final individual 10 meter events. Chaudhary SAURABH from India is back on top of the World Cup’s podium for the first time since 2019. Chaudhary won in 10m Air Pistol Men. Second place went to Michael SCHWALD from Germany, Bronze went to Artem CHERNOUSOV. Anna KORAKAKI from Greece won Gold in the 10m Air Pistol Women. The bronze medalist of Rio 2016 showed a better result in this event in a stubborn struggle than Esha SINGH from India. Esha competed for the first time among women and won Silver. Tokyo 2020 silver medalist Antoaneta KOSTADINOVA from Bulgaria took third place. Tomorrow the athletes will compete for medals in the 10m Mixed Team and Team events. Live streaming is ...
ISSF World Cup 2022 Cairo: Saurabh Chaudhary wins gold medal, Esha Singh bag silver

ISSF World Cup 2022 Cairo: Saurabh Chaudhary wins gold medal, Esha Singh bag silver

10m air rifle, Breaking News, Shooting, Trending
Saurabh Chaudhary, 19, has now won nine gold medals at the shooting World Cup. Esha Singh, meanwhile, lost to world champion Anna Korakaki of Greece. Youth Olympic champion Saurabh Chaudhary and Esha Singh won a gold and a silver, respectively, to open India’s medal tally at the ISSF World Cup in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday. Saurabh Chaudhary defeated Micheal Schwald of Germany 16-6 in the gold medal match of the men’s 10m air pistol shooting event while Esha Singh lost 4-16 to world champion and current world No. 1 Anna Korakaki of Greece in the women’s 10m air pistol event. India now top the medal tally with one gold and one silver in their kitty. Saurabh Chaudhary won eight of the 11 single shots in the final to clinch India’s first medal at the ongoing World Cup. As per the ...
ISSF World Cup 2022 Cairo: Indian shooters draw blank in 10m air rifle

ISSF World Cup 2022 Cairo: Indian shooters draw blank in 10m air rifle

10m air rifle, Shooting, Trending
The three men and three women Indian shooters, including Tokyo Olympian Divyansh Singh Panwar, failed to reach the semi-finals of their respective events. India’s Shreya Agrawal narrowly missed out on a place in the semi-finals of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup 10m air rifle event in Cairo, Egypt on Monday. Competing on the second day of the season’s first ISSF World Cup for rifle and pistol shooters, Shreya Agrawal shot a total of 629.3, which was 0.1 less than eighth semi-finalist Eszter Meszaros of Hungary. As per the new rules applied for the first time at the shooting World Cup in Cairo, the top eight shooters qualify for the semi-finals, instead of direct finals, in the 10m air rifle and 10m air pistol individual events. The top eight are the...